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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 65 Citations 21,449 351 World Ranking 388 National Ranking 22

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Epistemology
  • Law
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary scientific interests are in Epistemology, Argumentation theory, Argument, Persuasion and Artificial intelligence. His Epistemology study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Respondent. He specializes in Argumentation theory, namely Informal logic.

His work deals with themes such as Structure, Management science and Negotiation, which intersect with Argument. Douglas Walton combines subjects such as Critical thinking, Communication studies and Presumption with his study of Persuasion. His work in Artificial intelligence addresses subjects such as Law, which are connected to disciplines such as Artificial intelligence and law.

His most cited work include:

  • Commitment in Dialogue: Basic Concepts of Interpersonal Reasoning (897 citations)
  • Argumentation Schemes for Presumptive Reasoning (682 citations)
  • Argumentation Schemes: Acknowledgments (506 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Douglas Walton focuses on Epistemology, Argumentation theory, Argument, Artificial intelligence and Dialectic. His studies deal with areas such as Context, Rhetoric and Persuasion as well as Epistemology. His primary area of study in Argumentation theory is in the field of Informal logic.

His Argument research includes themes of Social psychology, Set, Inference and Argumentative. His research on Artificial intelligence frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Natural language processing. Practical reason and Deliberation are commonly linked in his work.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Epistemology (69.37%)
  • Argumentation theory (64.68%)
  • Argument (44.86%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Argumentation theory (64.68%)
  • Epistemology (69.37%)
  • Argument (44.86%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Douglas Walton mostly deals with Argumentation theory, Epistemology, Argument, Artificial intelligence and Pragmatics. Specifically, his work in Argumentation theory is concerned with the study of Informal logic. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Statutory interpretation, Interpretation and Context.

His study in Argument is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Slippery slope, Argumentative, Ambiguity, Defeasible reasoning and Appeal. His Artificial intelligence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Set and Natural language processing. His Pragmatics study also includes

  • Straw man which is related to area like Relevance,
  • Utterance, which have a strong connection to Dialogical self.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • NONFALLACIOUS ARGUMENTS FROM IGNORANCE (43 citations)
  • A Classification System for Argumentation Schemes (25 citations)
  • Goal-based Reasoning for Argumentation (24 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Epistemology
  • Artificial intelligence

Douglas Walton mainly focuses on Argumentation theory, Epistemology, Argument, Artificial intelligence and Pragmatics. His specific area of interest is Argumentation theory, where he studies Informal logic. His Epistemology study combines topics in areas such as Discourse analysis and Interpretation.

His Argument map study, which is part of a larger body of work in Argument, is frequently linked to Philosophy of law, bridging the gap between disciplines. In his study, Feature, Analogy, Predicate, Similarity and Rule of inference is inextricably linked to Defeasible reasoning, which falls within the broad field of Pragmatics. His research integrates issues of Social psychology and Task in his study of Argumentative.

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Best Publications

Commitment in Dialogue: Basic Concepts of Interpersonal Reasoning

Douglas Walton;Erik C. W. Krabbe.
(1995)

2074 Citations

Argumentation Schemes for Presumptive Reasoning

Douglas N. Walton.
(1995)

1550 Citations

Fundamentals of critical argumentation

Douglas N. Walton.
(2005)

836 Citations

The New Dialectic: Conversational Contexts of Argument

Douglas N. Walton.
(1998)

800 Citations

Argumentation Schemes: Acknowledgments

Douglas Walton;Christopher Reed;Fabrizio Macagno.
(2008)

784 Citations

The new dialectic

Douglas N. Walton.
(1998)

772 Citations

Fundamentals of Argumentation Theory : A Handbook of Historical Backgrounds and Contemporary Developments

Frans H. van Eemeren;Rob Grootendorst;A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans;J. Anthony Blair.
College Composition and Communication (1997)

666 Citations

Appeal to Expert Opinion: Arguments from Authority

Douglas N. Walton.
(1997)

539 Citations

The place of emotion in argument

Douglas N. Walton.
(1987)

509 Citations

A Pragmatic Theory of Fallacy

Douglas N. Walton.
(1995)

487 Citations

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